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Taking Initiative

A D&D 5e actual-play podcast with a bit of audio drama flair. Featured in the Wizards of the Coast "Podcasts of..." events. Twitter: @TI_pod Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com Twitch: twitch.tv/takinginitiativepodcast
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Now displaying: October, 2017
Oct 30, 2017

Make sure to stay after the credits for a special message from Bucky.

In the finale of the Barovian Rhapsody arc, the party takes on the hags of the Old Bonegrinder windmill! Save the kids! Destroy the evil beings! Ferguson, bring that windmill down!

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we now have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, and our main episodes early!

 

You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/takinginitiativepodcast

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The "Barovian Rhapsody" logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) for the "Barovian Rhapsody Theme Song"
-"Darkling," "Mountain Emperor," "Full On," "Promises to Keep," "Village Consort," "Tranquility Base"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

SFX used in this episode are from freesound.org.

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Oct 23, 2017

Lesson learned: don't smoke, kids.  You become a weird creature with a phallic nose.  Speaking of lessons, let's see if Biter learns his lesson for running straight into a room of firenewts.  Barbarians, am I right?

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we now have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, and our main episodes early!

 

You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/takinginitiativepodcast

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

Guests this episode include Adam and Joel from "D&D is for Nerds" and Sage from "The Venture Maidens."

The "Hackinstone's Gambit" logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) for the "Hackinstone's Gambit Theme Song"

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Tomb of Annihilation" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Oct 16, 2017

After a nice night of sleep in the windmill with absolutely no nightmares or issues at all, the party wakes up rested and ready to go. Like, really go. GTFO!

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we now have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, and our main episodes early!

 

You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/takinginitiativepodcast

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The "Barovian Rhapsody" logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) for the "Barovian Rhapsody Theme Song"
-"Echoes of Time v2," "Loss," "Wounded," "Stormfront," "Darkling"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Oct 9, 2017

With the Executioner's Run behind them, the party gears up and heads out into the jungles of Chult, following the leadership of their smooth talking, very suave guide: Hew Hackinstone. Will the party survive the adventure ahead? Will the tabaxi brothers finally befriend Biter? Will their volcanic destination swallow the party up in one large molten bloop? Let's find out!

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we now have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, and our main episodes early!

 

You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/takinginitiativepodcast

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

Guests this episode include Adam and Joel from "D&D is for Nerds" and Sage from "The Venture Maidens."

The "Hackinstone's Gambit" logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) for the "Hackinstone's Gambit Theme Song"
-“The Path of the Goblin King," "Cheery Monday," "Industrial Revolution," "Undaunted," "Dark Fog," "Hitman"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Tomb of Annihilation" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Oct 4, 2017

Six DMs join forces to celebrate Wizards of the Coast's Podcasts of Annihilation event! Join Lauren, Will, Adam, Celeste, Josh and Joe for a one shot adventure set in Chult. They may not be the best gang of thieves but the job has to happen tonight. And who better to steal from a giant bird than a bunch of cats?

DM: Lauren Urban @OboeCrazy from Dungeon Drunks @DungeonDrunks

Ironic: Adam C @RetroArchetype from D&D is for Nerds @SanspantsRadio

Shiny Object: Celeste Conowitch @cconowitch from Venture Maidens @venturemaidens

Tripod: Joe Della Bella @JOEtheDM from You Meet in a Tavern @YMIATavern

Ten Tongues: Will Jones @EncounterWill from Encounter Roleplay/Turncloaks @EncounterRP @TurncloaksPod

Eclipse: Josh Perault @XiroxisTheBeard from Taking Initiative @TI_Pod

Podcasts of Annihilation: http://dnd.wizards.com/poa

Find more Podcasts of Annihilation content on the Wizards of the Cost Dungeon Delve RSS feed

 

Oct 2, 2017

Trigger warning ~@41 minutes through to the end for extreme violence, including self harm

Taking Strahd's advice (um, what?), the party hopped into the nearest shelter to avoid the heavy rain and dangerous night. However, will this windmill prove to be safe? Will Strahd be back to claim them? And who are these strange women?

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we now have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, and our main episodes early!

For information about Aram Vartian's (Godsfall, The Dungeon Rats) Godsfall Worldbook at godsfall.com/worldbook

 

You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/takinginitiativepodcast

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The "Barovian Rhapsody" logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) for the "Barovian Rhapsody Theme Song"
-"Dreamlike," "Spacial Harvest," "Giant Wyrm," "One of Them," "Long Note Two"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

SFX used in this episode are from freesound.org.

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

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